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Biomechanical Life

Anicka Yi has long explored the thresholds of human, animal and robotic intelligence. Now, she has filled Tate Modern’s iconic Turbine Hall.

Looking Up

When we walk through city centres, how often do we look up? Katharina Klopfer is interested in the graphic details of urban environments.

A Cultural Shift

Diffusion is Wales’ international photography festival. This year’s theme is Turning Point, highlighting the power of creativity in times of crisis.

Memories in Paper

Thomas Demand painstakingly re-stages highly political locations in paper and cardboard. He photographs and then destroys them.

Seeing and Believing

Gillian Wearing has explored the relationship between self-presentation and illusion for 30 years. Guggenheim opens a new retrospective.

Existential Questions

Ladders leading to nowhere. Figures scrambling walls. Folded bodies and dancing silhouettes. This is the surreal world of Dimitris Papaioannou.

Imagined Cityscapes

LA-based photographer George Byrne is known for his abstracted, pasted-drenched Californian landscapes. His new series takes a fresh approach.

In The Street

Helen Levitt was a pioneer of spontaneous documentary photography, bringing the streets of New York to life across an 80 year career.

10 to See: Black History Month 2021

The Black History Month 2021 theme is Proud to Be. Here are 10 key arts exhibitions, online resources and events to explore this month and beyond.

Trailblazing Designers

Here We Are! Women in Design 1900 – Today presents a galaxy of objects, embodying the achievements of women across 120 years.

Visibility and Expression

Female in Focus celebrates the diverse visual perspectives of women and non-binary photographers. It announces the 2021 winners.

5 to See: Frieze Week 2021

Frieze returns to London with three concurrent fairs, offering new perspectives on conflict, desire, pollution and how to reshape the canon.

Forms of Reconciliation

A distinctive project is taking place in Rwanda. Photographer Paul Seawright captures a unique collaboration between humans and other animals.

Art Fairs in a New World

2021 has seen the return of some of the world’s most popular art fairs. But what do these creative gatherings look like in a post-lockdown world?

Art and the Ocean

“The sea and its ecosystems encompass us all.” Art appears across South Korea’s beaches, questioning our relationships with the non-human world.

Modes of Display

The idea of “institutional critique” first blossomed in the late 1960s. But what does it look like today? How are contemporary artists exploring the field?

Intriguing Locations

In May 2020, Audrey Marquis bought her first camera. Lockdown made it difficult to photograph people – so she decided to shoot houses instead.

Waste Age

“This is not just an exhibition, it is a campaign.” Design Museum explores creative approaches to tackling the problem of throwaway culture.

Geometry of Space

Architectural photographer Hélène Binet might be best known for her long-standing relationship with Zaha Hadid. A new retrospective opens at the RA.

Beneath the Surface

A new exhibition in New York presents five artists using their iPhones professionally to explore the nature of identity in innovative ways.